August 16, 2023

Trump, 18 Others Indicted in Georgia Election Charges

Former President Donald Trump was indicted on 13 charges related to 2020 election interference in Fulton County, Georgia.

A total of 18 additional people associated with Trump at the time are also listed with charges in the latest indictment.

"The statement from Trump comes after he was charged in a 41-count indictment along with 18 other co-defendants on Monday. The former president faces 13 charges," the Daily Wire reported.

The indictment also included 18 other people, including Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Mark Meadows and Jenna Ellis.

"The 2020 election in Georgia was not stolen. For nearly three years now, anyone with evidence of fraud has failed to come forward - under oath - and prove anything in a court of law. Our elections in Georgia are secure, accessible, and fair and will continue to be as long as I am governor," Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp wrote in response.

"The future of our country is at stake in 2024 and that must be our focus," he added.

Trump has until Aug. 25 to turn himself in, according to the court documents.

The indictment is in addition to legal battles Trump faces related to charges in Washington, D.C., for his involvement on Jan. 6, 2021, and a separate case over classified documents found in his Mar-a-Lago home last year.

The multiple legal actions against the former president continue to build but have yet to slow his momentum among supporters. Trump remains the leader in GOP polls in a potential rematch against President Joe Biden next year, defying the charges against him.

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